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Crossing the Caribbean: Southerners Write the Mexican American War

John Wharton Lowe

in Calypso Magnolia: The Crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628882
eISBN:
9781469628059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628882.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter rehearses the myriad ways in which the U.S. Mexican War brought about a new awareness of the Caribbean on the part of Southern combatants, who crossed its waters and experienced its ... More


Migrations and Transformations

Andrew J. Torget

in Seeds of Empire: Cotton, Slavery, and the Transformation of the Texas Borderlands, 1800-1850

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624242
eISBN:
9781469624266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624242.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This epilogue details events following the annexation of Texas to the United States. Topics covered include President James K. Polk's efforts to wrest California from Mexico—and all the lucrative ... More


Laughing Doves: U.S. Antiwar Satire from Niagara to Fallujah

Aaron Winter

in A Decade of Dark Humor: How Comedy, Irony, and Satire Shaped Post-9/11 America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030062
eISBN:
9781617030079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030062.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The darkly humorous mode of antiwar critique in Comedy Central’s The Daily Show and the satirical newspaper The Onion: America’s Finest News Source has been a prevalent trope of oppositional politics ... More


Plotting Maidens and Traitors: Sympathy, Displacement, and Survivance in the New Southwest

Naomi Greyser

in On Sympathetic Grounds: Race, Gender, and Affective Geographies in Nineteenth-Century North America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190460983
eISBN:
9780190461003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190460983.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter maps sympathy’s place in the emplotment of what became known as the “New Southwest” after the U.S.–Mexican War. The chapter reads sympathy in the work of María Amparo Ruiz de Burton and ... More


Calypso Magnolia: The Crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern Literature

John Wharton Lowe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628882
eISBN:
9781469628059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628882.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

John Lowe explodes old notions of region by exploring the effect of the Caribbean on Southern literature, and conversely, how the writers of the coastal U.S. have influenced artists “South of the ... More


Conclusion: Missionaries and American Imperialism

Emily Conroy-Krutz

in Christian Imperialism: Converting the World in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453533
eISBN:
9781501701047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453533.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book has explored the work of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions and its missionaries as part of their attempt to bring about the conversion of the world in the early ... More


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